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and supporting the mayor, the department of the environment and the office of public finance to enable city residents to finance the energy and renewal capital improvement improvement and take other action necessary thereof. >> thank you mr. clerk. this item colleagues is a resolution i introduced and sponsored with the mayor with the revitaltation of greenfinancesf and that we support the office of the department and to take the appropriate steps to get greenfinancesf up and running. i want to thank all my cosponsors for their cosponsorship. in particular i want to thank supervisor mar for his early leadership on the issue. when the program was first put for thed and stalled in 2010 and with ground work with stakeholders from all of the communities and last tuesday the mayor and i announced to kick start greenfinancesf and continue san francisco's tradition of combating climate change, push out city down the path of reducing greenhouse gas emission goals and put san franciscans to in the neighborhoods and finance projects in their home. this program for residential properties of our un
environment work such as the rec and park to name a few. with regard to rec and park we've enjoyed a relationship and we've installed structures at the gilman playground and ralph playground and hertz playground to name a few and provided community garden development and trail maintenance in glen common and berry no heights and all of those were done with various mechanisms. however, we bring money to the table. so finally, from 19 to the perpetrate sf cc has provided $1.4 million of the property 84 funding we received from the state to remove and rebuild remaining walls and this in the buena invest and adams rogers just to name a few. at the conclusion we having ask the rec and park fill out an evaluation for the core member performance and the overall quality of the project. for the future we want to partner with rec and park to get some funding forbid the rec and parks trail fund and others. in some cases the application will be more competitive if you use the core as a partner to perform the work >> thank you for your time and attention i want to show you a 5 minute video of o
environment and can ride their bike route fear of bit hit by a car and having safe streets like that everyday is very important like you heard from previous speakers the number of cyclists have increased and that is with a lack of infrastructure. if we can provide the safe infrastructure for people interested in being a cyclist i think the number will grow and definitely make an impact on the number of people that drive cars and muni and the efficiency of muni and i just thank you for prioritizing this. i think it's really, really important to recognize that the statistics that we're hearing about are not just statistics but they're people and they're people just trying to get to work everyday and they want to get there in a safe way. thank you. >> thank you. next speaker. >> i am paul skillbeck and a 15 year resident of san francisco and live near van ness in the main thoroughfare for cycleelists of san francisco. i ride by bike everyday. no way i suggest that a child ride a bike in on polk street and what is being done and as others have outlined san francisco streets are not safe for
environment was dreamed up by computer scientists at the university of illinois, chicago. think of a project room or a war room where you hang up pieces of paipaper and photographs and you tape them to the wall and you see lots of different data at the same time. today all data is stored n in ce computer we wanted electronic walls so you can display information. >> these visualzations can show howdhowdyhow depression ma manie mind. you can get big or shrink down. you get different understanding of the data when you look at it in different sizes and relationships. >> researchers say the applications are seemingly endless. but it' it's at the heart k-2's dimensions. in 2009 nasa funded the endurance research project to study under water environments. they dropped a 6 million-dollar robot into the center of lake bonnie using sonar to collect data from the lake's deepest point. >> we had the robot sending out sonar and what we ended up getting back was 50 million points. university of illinois professor headed up the mission. it's a data set unlike any other in a lake environment. >> that data n
should answer to the american people. everyone agrees we need to protect the environment, but we should do so in a way that is open and honest. democracy requires transparency and accountability. yet epa's justification for regulation are cloaked in secrecy i asked. it appears the epa been a lot of stretches of science to justify its own object disappeared americans impacted by the agency's regulations have a right to see the data and determine for themselves independently these regulations are based on sound science for a partisan agenda. the epa's efforts to expand its regulatory reach across u.s. represented troubling trend. her example, take epa's current clean water act. it seeks to expand the definition of waters of the u.s. to give the agency unprecedented new authority over private property. according to media reports on this expansion of epa regulatory power could include almost all man-made and natural streams, lakes and ponds. this undermines states rights and increases federal control private property and could lead to the epa in our own backyard. the epa's efforts to demoni
in tokyo. >> the japanese tradition of having a relaxing environment to appreciate food using all five senses is something i believe is unique to japan. some people nowadays are very busy, and i don't think they have much time to relax. so i hope this will be an opportunity, even for japanese people, to revisit and appreciate the benefits of apanese cuisine. >> hello and welcome to this edition of the week in the americas. i'm luke brown. coming up in the program -- excess speed the likely cause behind a train crash in new york that killed four people. reports indicate the driver may have lost concentration before the accident. hollywood and fans pay tribute after film star paul walker is killed in a car crash, age 40. and french expertise and demand in brazil ahead of next year's football world cup. france's riot police offer some advice. we start in new york, where the investigation continues into a train crash that killed four people. it's already known that the train was travel agent almost three times the speed limit as it entered the at-risk bend. now lawyers say the driver, a 46
, was the idea of a peace keeping force. he said he would lead a difficult environment like the car up to 9,000 troops. there is a big difference with what is now being offered which is about half that number. a point i butt to the u. ambassador to the united nations. have you enough troops the r the job. >> we are in this resolution, walking and chews gum at the same time. we are both strengthening the mandate and working through strengthening the preparedness. >> continue planning for a u.n. peace keeping operation and she said that was not being ruled out in the future. james bays reporting from the u.n. finished meeting with israeli and palestinian leaders today. kerry arrived in israel with a huge agenda pushing forward the middle east peace. joining us live now with more on kerry's visit. hello. >> hey, stephanie, it is a huge agenda and extraordinarily difficult. before he can talk about peace, he needs to reassure israel and iran, but the more he reassures them, the more he runs into trouble with the palestinians. >> today a chum my secretary of state left a message of support, the
to me about the macro environment. diverse. >> indeed. play.are a macro- there is growth in china and the it demonstrates some and boost cash flow. the cash flow comes through next year and stronger growth in oil prices. your your go back to unit trust. joined later are in the hour. 2014l ask him about his investment strategy. we'll have more on this story thisf apple can deal with on the move. >> in london, this is on the move. we on your phone, your tablet. here is what is on the move. we heard news this morning. accounts in the electronics business and they gained 52% on the back of that. has is. chancellor autumn statement later today. that is at a time when the u.k. is the best-performing economy. manus cranny is standing by. jonathan ferro joins us. the data is ahead of the chinese statement and it makes the position look good. brand and ittrong is about this recovery and a triple that recession. andomes on a strong backing there are questions around the housing he will talk about the growth and deficit. there is another measure of austerity. it is not going away and it is a
on the environment. this thing is similar. >> on both of those issues, you are on their side. on gay rights and the environment. >> yes. i still am. i am trying to lay out a set of facts and hoping when they look at those facts, they will start to put political pressure and consider this issue as important as they do the environment and the gay rights. >> do you think you'll find more receptivity in the republican receptivity and the republican or democratic party? spoken, theyave we have asked questions for half an hour. it doesn't matter if they were at round or usc or north carolina. jeff explain.n -- runs the harlem children's zone. i have been president since its founding. >> they do what? .> good question there are 100 square yards. they take children from birth to college, prosocial antibiotics babyem, education, college, pre-k, try to get them to college. know, there is a bunch of pilot programs, some inspired by the president to try to copy that model around the country. that is what jeff does. he runs that. >> you have been his big ?upporter >> i was on his pre-board, his pre-orga
data lately. it should be that, no, good data. because we are in a good news is bad news environment. this is good news moves interest rates higher. whether the fed likes it or not! remember, the fed wants rates down as more jobs can be created. but at a certain point, you have to ask, aren't more jobs being created? the fed stops trying to keep interest rates down or stops being able to. it's a fore gone conclusion the whole stock market will decline regardless of what the fed says or does. that's been the case before even as the last late run-up t.st going to be the case again. i'm not debating that. there are tons of reasons why stocks could. we know risk-free bonds that generate returns of 3% on the ten-year treasury and 4% on the 30-year treasury. a prediction of where we'll go on the employment number. will, indeed, be killer competition for dividend stocks with high yields. we know this because even the run from 1.8 to 2.8 on the treasury crushed two of the highest yielding groups out there. they have not been able to withstand the higher rate. they could be canaries in the co
feel like i'm doing my part to help out the environment. [ coughs ] ♪ [ male announcer ] you can't let a cold keep you up tonight. vicks nyquil -- powerful nighttime 6-symptom cold & flu relief. ♪ 6-symptom cold & flu relief. ...are the hands that do good things for the whole community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. i'm bethand i'm michelle. and we own the paper cottage. it's a stationery and gifts store. anything we purchase for the paper cottage goes on our ink card. so you can manage your business expenses and access them online instantly with the game changing app from ink. we didn't get into business to spend time managing receipts, that's why we have ink. we like being in business because we like being creative, we like interacting with people. so you have time to focus on the thing
community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the lo event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. >> a final look at the weather. >> it is crazy. mid-60s tonight. it will be a wintry mix on sunday. it will be a wintry mix on sunday. willyou won't take my life. you won't take our future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron isorking to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and their families are part of the fight. and we're winning. at chevron nigeria, we haven't had a reported case in 12 years. aids is strong. aids is strong. but we are stronger. and aids... ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose. ♪ it gets more and more entertaining every day. and once you've got verizon fios, that's when you get it -- america's fastest, most reliable internet takes your entertainment to ridiculous levels. i was streaming videos, movies
something about it. >> they have control they perceive the environment is better. >> there is this. two people can have a ten degree difference in the way they perceive temperature. now, they can both be comfort yanl. >> we hope we're going change the way people design for comfort. >> they're shopping for a manufacturer that will make the chair. >> i don't know anyone who wants that. >> this? really? we can both use it. it's cold here. >> yes. >> one of us like it warmer. >> guess who is sitting on battery operated seat? >> right here, it keeps me warm. >> i'm go going to borrow that by the way. here we go. we've got clear skies but carolyn is warm in some areas. temperatures plummeting in the bay area. there is a live view from our camera looking westward across the bay. temperatures now down to 46 in san francisco. 43 oakland and redwood city. 44 san jose. already into 30s in half moon bay. 37 degrees another live view of the skyline from our camera. loaf 40s and 35 in fairfield z low 40s in concord and livermore. looking to the bay, again, this beautiful evening forecast features a
are exciting about city build and the role pat mulligan can play and the department of the environment and we have them here and there is capacity and infrastructure with cal and rich at the department to be really supportive so i wanted to add that component and everything is set and ready to go and we're excited about the potential moving forward with the program. >> supervisor mar. >> i did want to ask if rich can elaborate more on how this is legally defensible given the changes at the federal and new changes at the state level and how this is privately financed as well? >> sure supervisor mar. so as i mentioned and supervisor farrell also alluded to this, the statements from 2010 from the federal financing agency were statements of concern, and since those statements were released most residential pace programs including ours in san francisco basically suspended because there was some question as to what was really behind those statements. as supervisor farrell mentioned a number of residential pace programs have continued to operate even in light of that regulatory uncertainty and the
with this process, the department of the environment, department of public finance, the commission of the environment, as well as numerous other labor community, small property owner and business people that were involved in this process, the rest i submit. >> thank you, supervisor farrell. supervisor kim? >> thank you, supervisor kim, supervisor mar? >> thank you, colleagues, today i'm requesting our budget and analyst office to evaluate economic impacts of our transit first policies in the city. public space in our city is extremely -- it's an extremely valuable resource. we've increased the use of better neighbors planning, complete streets, strategies to meet transit safety and neighborhood revitalization goals from the masonic to 6th street, we are providing the safety of pedestrians and bikers as well as improving our transit, it is these benefit that is ie aoem asking the budget analyst office to study, between like lanes, bus rapid transit projects, street festivals like sundays streets and farmer's markets, we're using our streets in more creative ways, it looks as streets
of the environment, to gret green finance sf up and running again, i want to thank supervisors wiener, kim, yee for the co-sponsorship, as well as supervisor mar for his sponsorship. after nearly 6 months of ground work with various stakeholders from the environment, mayor lee and i announced to rekick start green finance sf, a program that will continue san francisco's tradition of being at the forefront of combating climate change, meeting our greenhouse emission reduction, our renewable energy pros in their homes. green finance sf is a program for residential properties of [inaudible] or less, otherwise known as pace, it's a financing structure that will enable san francisco at no cost to the city to fund energy efficient and renewable energy upgrades for property owners and home owners. green finance sf special form of financing will overcome market barriers by spreading cost recovery with savings realized over the lie of the improvement. the special form of financing allows owners to upgrade with a traditional tax assessment with extremely favorable terms and competitive interest rates. it
environment that we try to bring to the office and the work environment. founder.o and the founder of a startup that takes your ideas and takes you onto shelves of major retailers. ♪ >> quirky turns and ventures ideas, ideas submitted online and fine tuned by the community with products showing up on shelves all the time. then is the founder and ceo of quirky. an example of collaborative product development, i know you brought some pretty cool ones here. your background is pretty crazy. you asked your parents to take a second mortgage out on their home and you developed this great battery pack for the iphone? >> i was trying to figure out a way to not listen to my teacher. was aght all i needed little bit of money so i convinced my parents to remortgage their house and flew to china, realizing i needed more than money. that was a company platform for invention. you say you need more than money, what else do people need? it, you is one part of do design and manufacturing. deals with retailers, marketing, packaging. all that is fine. if we came together as a community, we could pus
pay the restaurant and food service and should attract people seeking a flexible work environment. whether they are students between careers or just looking for a second job to make ends meet there are significant movement in and out of the industry and in between employers that given the short-term nature of individual employment the administrative burden of educating and processing enrollments and declinatideclinati on's can prove almost as expensive as the coverage itself. restauranrestauran ts cannot absorb this cost and ultimately the cost will be borne by the public as a whole. the implementation threatens the safe haven of the flexible work environment for those who depend on it. thank you for the opportunity to testify before you today regarding the health care law and its effects of the business aggregation rules on small businesses like ours. i'm proud and grateful for the responsibility to serve my community in austin texas serving customers. we are committed to working with congress to find solutions that foster growth and truly benefit the communities we serve. >> tha
future fiscal challenges and evolving strategic environment. first, and under defense policy, based on an internal review led by the current undersecretary of defense, jim miller. this restructuring will better balance the workload across the policy with the secretary of defense has sustained our emphasis on the asia pacific region in space and cybercapabilities and better integrating emerging threats of homeland defense efforts and strengthening our security cooperation efforts while eliminating some senior executive positions, specifically it eliminates the deputy secretary undersecretary position in the chief of staff phases out this on business and stability operations and realigns the portfolios of the five assistant secretaries. the plan also eliminates for for physicians for their support structures and realignment of the policies staffed structure. and second, that the cmo position and this includes the management. .. the acting under secretary of defense for personnel and readiness rebalance resources across the office of three assistant secretaries of defense on forest man
that works focuses and makes sure that schools are welcoming, safe environment. welcoming, safe and collaborative environments. you can't show we a school that works or a district or a state or a cub that works -- country that works where that notion of collaboration as opposed to competition, that notion of welcoming and safe environment so that schools are central to communities are not the dominant theory as as opposed to testingd sanctioning. and so that's what we are trying to do, work with community, bottom-up solutions that are aligned with what communities need, great neighborhood public schools and, ultimately, really trying to make sure that every -- that public education is an anchor of our democracy, a to pell hour of our economy and probably most important, really, really make sure that we give and figure out how to enable all kids to have the opportunity to not only dream their dreams, but achieve them. >> and we are live this morning awaiting remarks from treasury secretary jacob lew on implementation of the dodd-frank financial regulations law. he will be introdu
. and trying to make those demands in a changing, uncertain environment where you got to look and say, well, you can't work this much this weekend. the reality is, it's not just figures. i've heard from my district story after story of small business owners saying, you know, congressman, i didn't hire anybody this week. i'm not going to hire anybody next year because i'm worried about the threshold. i don't know what the rules are going to be. i'm not going to take that risk. and these are successful businessmen and women. but the message we're sending from washington is that, you know, we'll let you know next year. it doesn't work that way. any further comments from you all? i know i'm about out of time. but that's the frustration i'm hearing. >> i would just add -- thank you. i would just add it's an issue crying out for leadership. leadership in terms of what you're doing here today. that is seeking out the truth. what is the truth? what are the facts? then coming to at least some sort of agreement on what you can agree on. i mean, the american people, the small business owners, the larg
environment makes san francisco a special city. the idea you can go into the presidio or golden gate park won u run as fast as you can and they love that. this is an important program. thank you. thank you >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> morning commissioners general manager i'm anna i manage policies at the park alliances i'm here on behalf of that to support of the children's outdoor bill of rights. we hope that it are inform other cities. i applaud my colleague for helping with this. we're really exfoliated it's before the commission today and hope you'll support it thank you. thank you >> anyone else who wants to make a public comment will. public comment is closed commissioners >> thank you, commissioner lo it. >> i want to commend all you as to someone who is currently raising two small children in the city there's a profoundly difference we're very blasz blessed to be able to comment ourselves for an urban experience for our children and make sure they know how important nature is to our lives. i look forward to supporting this >> knew commissioner leo. i guess it's a qu
and chooibz and spanish for other organizations and environment. the bill of rights is a set of experiences in which every child has the right to harvest a fruit or very many and plant a seed and watch it grow and visit and care for our local parked and play in the sand or in mud, discover upper wildlife and the trees and plant. so describing this a third grade student sums it up you taught me how to get adopt and dirty i will start in my background and traffic the world. so with the commissioners endorsement we promote the san francisco youth to explore the nature. i want to introduce a member from the presidio steering committee and he's to talk about the committee do you want all those folks to continue standing behind you? forever >> forever? (laughter) >> okay. thanks san francisco i didn't. good morning, commissioners and a quick shout out to all the kids and colleagues in the highway that were here to support this initiative. just a quick show of hands how many of you grew up in on a urban area? okay. great. how many of you are raising or have raised children in an urban area? ok
district it works, we have to focus and make sure that those schools are welcoming, safe environments. welcoming, safe, and collaborative environments. you cannot show me a school that works or a district or a state or a country that works where the notion of collaboration as opposed to competition, the notion of a welcoming, safe environment so that schools are central to the community, are not the dominant theory as opposed to testing and sanctioning. that is what we are trying to do. solutions that are aligned with what communities need. we must rate neighborhood schools and try to make sure that public education is a hallmark of democracy and a propeller of our economy. most importantly, we must really make sure that we figure out how to enable all kids to have the opportunity to not only dream big, but achieve them. >> thank you. let me ask you one or two and then we will go to kimberly to start. let me ask you about the common core standards. you said, you think that obamacare is bad and the implementation of the common core is far worse. who is to blame and anyone stepping up t
: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. but fans are feeling a bit nostalgic about the big goo. andria borba tells us: the'e for the 49ers the end can't come soon enough, candlestick park. fabs are feeling more nostalgic. they are shelling out big bucks for a ticket to history. >> want to say good-bye to candlestick park for one last 49er game. tickets for sunday's game versus the seahawks are going for thousands on craigslist. robert sold his, face value 129 bucks, sale price. 659 each. they sold in 45 minutes. >> i had no intention of selling them. if i put them up for a ridiculous price, somebody might. >> the old stadium on wind whipped candlestick point was reviled by fans. it was the house that that giants built and montana and the 49ers resurrected. in the end zone. the home of so much san fran
the hands that do good things for the whole community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. >>> and we are back at strawberry mansion where just last year the threat of violence overshadowed the promise of education. now, a new school year is under way with new hope, thanks to diane sawyer's reporting and your generosity. plus, a little extra help from a surprising celebrity source. >> a new school year at the strawberry mansion. >> i'm like really excited. >> a fresh start. it's the first day and this year students are including a little order of their own. asking for school uniforms. uniforms in part paid for by you, abc viewers. >> i missed you. >> i missed you too. >> two of my favorite people in the world. >> a familiar voice. principal wayman back for her second year at strawberry mansion. >>
and the department of public health and the department of the environment. and that are involved in the two collaborativive groups that are community campaign and the services of san francisco, and the foundation and the meals on wheels of san francisco, and the project open hand, and the san francisco and the food banks and the tender loin, development and the ucsf center for populations at san francisco general hospital. as we come together, we really work to figure out how to collaborate and how to improve this situation we know that there are programs that we can get data for but we wanted to see the system as a whole and to be able to have the data to analyze that and we wanted to make this information available to groups and other department so that we will be able to join in and make sure that all are eating
and hamburg on friday. israel's environment ministers in turkey for a un sponsored conference it's the first time a member of the israeli cabinet has visited the country since twenty ten. relations were silent when he's ready mom disco nine to peace activists triassic when the vessel find a seat in israeli blockade on hamas ruled gaza. the sense in the southern philippines have released a jordanian television jana stupid been held captive free entry hall bake at tea on the anti stupidity that crewman been kidnapped in june twenty twelve by abu sayyaf medicines you take on to interview his two companions of the dos february. and mm the news. straight to the newsreader. due to business and sports. it was also a unique music selection listen and you'll see. euro news review is unreadable and your new store called slash reading. most digital music at full speed could be stalled until twenty ten due to the who. a stroll. let's take a quick look at the opera contains the best rates and opting to buy the semi final spot on the last world cup job are determined to reach the twenty fourteen finals an
of the environment is part of that group and the department of public health and planning and i do believe that we can get those maps to you and i will let them know after this. and i think that they are really definitely working on creating and getting the strategy to having the labors involved and one of the first high priorities is acting for the resource centers and i am sure, that we could get that program to give the board of supervisors an update on their activities, and i have just went to a meeting on it last week and so they are hiring for the coordinator and they already have their work planned for the year. when it comes to the food retail, i think that one of the challenges is just consolidation, in that sector in general, so we don't have a lot of independent operators of grocery stores, and i think that there has been a lot of work to attract them to the tender loin and to the bay view and hunters point and that is just one challenge that we don't have a lot of operators locally. >> you, thank you, dr. jones. i want to turn it over to public comment because i know that people have b
lack of kitchen and then the constrained challenges of cooking in the environment with either, without a proper equipment, or with con trained food resources. and according to the census, we have over 19,000 housing units lacking complete kitchen and that definition of a complete, is a sink and a stove and a fridge, and we think that this is under counted. cooking where you may only have a mike wave or a crock pot. >> i would like to move into, this report and this is going to sort of give a high level view of how to use this report. and we will focus on a couple of districts and it will illustrate some of the data that is in the report. and we have compiled, around 50 unique program indicators from the salt lake agencies. >> and non-profit and we have organized it through the framework and the food access and the food resources. and and the city wide analysis. >> and for the district level. and for the analysis for the population of the groups of children and families. and the disabilities and. and you will see the data from the two districts is 66 and it is not surprising that distri
environment with the addition of five new commissions that are as bold and dynamic as the new building. >> this project was completed in record time, and we were able to integrate the artist's early enough in the process that they could work with the architect said that the work that is completed is the work that really helps complement and instill the space as opposed to being tucked away in a corner. >> be experience begins with the glass facades that was designed with over 120 laminated glass panels. it captures the experience of being under or over clouds when flying in a plane. depending on the distance or point of view, it can appear clear for more abstract and atmospheric. the subtle colors change gradually depending on the light and the time of day. >> i wanted to create an art work that looks over time as well as working on in the first glance. the first time you come here, you may not see a. but you may be able to see one side over the other. it features a couple of suspended sculptures. each was created out of a series of flat plains run parallel to each other and constructe
been protecting the environment to mayor ed lee who is building the extension programs who has helped to there our focuses and effectiveness and strengthen our role 90 in government and the architect is being trormd. we should all take heart from their transformational change. we've shown we can continue our focus to our values we'll indeed have an impact on the federal government in the lives of the american people and hopefully on the world stage where america continues to lead. now we have a woman who needs little introduction nancy pelosi is the representative for the one hundred and 31st congress reforming the political system to create clean campaigns and concocting reforms and slurring the neighborhoods and scalds. from 2007 to 2011 she served in the house of representatives and she's represented congress for 25 years and a please welcome nancy pelosi (clapping) thank you very much ruth inform that wonderful introduction and recognition of the role that we all play and how connected we all are. and thank you for allocating the leadership of president obama his election helped u
the worst environment for sales. an impressive job he did from a different industry and a planning sales structure. putting it on solid footing, those are the turn around skill s the boaredd likes. --let's really analyze it.e didn't dneeny "hell no."equivocal you'd stayold me till 2014. >> no change in the plan. non- sounds like the denial denial. months, on the same day they say the plan is not changed. on the 24th, he told investors we won't comment on speculation. back.ms to be walking >> microsoft wants to decide before the end of the year. >> any decision won't happen the week of christmas. will be thdecision e next week or two. >> microsoft stepping up against government surveillance. ♪ >> microsoft says it is stepping up in encryption to protect information. this comes after government intercepting information between centers, but how big a challenge is this? cory johnson is in the newsroom with more. >> they are trying to make it more transparent. more on how that is going to work. joined by the vice president of research. this is interesting to me that the government is in an
in environments free of hurtful expression and behaviors. the dean sent out a notice saying those responsible were found and discovered by the bias response team. what the dean reportedly left out is one of the students behind the messages was on the bias response team. also was the vice president of student life and is a trans gendered student. the students quit school. the college would only tell us at this point it is a privacy matter regarding students. the college is clearly protecting their privacy. we learned the vice president of student life resign ed and was involved in the va sar college drag show they do every year. megyn? >> thank you. he was on team obama during the birth of the so-called affordable care act. what he's saying now about the president's latest obama care push. bill burton on kwoesz kelly but not the first time with yours truly. this will be interesting after the break. >>> plus, one of the most controversial names in politics jumping in on martin bashir's resignation after his comments about sarah palin. he's out. our panel weighs in. [ coughs, sneezes ] i have a big m
. you have an industry that caters to people seeking a flexible working environment, whether they're students or people just working an extra job to make ends meet or in between careers or whatever. they need that flexible work environment. you've got to have a situation, though that can be sustained. and the way the ago ra gags rule is working right now, it will force the restaurants to incur a cost they can't sustain. so other thing also have to change. i'm sure it's a combination of multiple things, but ultimately it will not be positive for the employees and customers. >> reporter: donna baker finds herself right on the cusp of compliance, a well-established cpa firm, a women's retail shop and a stake in her husband's dairy farm. >> i recently was told from my insurance company that my current plan for my employees in the cpa firm in the payroll had been canceled. they mapped me to a new plan that actually has reduced benefits. it would have a higher co-pay. that plan would have an additional cost of 44%. so that alone is going to be very difficult to absorb and just the coupl
. ...are the hands that do good things for the whole community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. >>> we're getting look at a chilling scene caught on surveillance video. police are saying it shows a kidnapping in process. it is a story we first told you about last night at 10:00. investigators say the video is their best clue so far. >> reporter: surveillance video shows an asian man and woman fighting over a bag. as the man pulls her away from the transit bus, the woman tells the driver to call police. the driver did, and as we showed last night, it led to a massive air and ground search around the professional center near the bus stop on callabaras boulevard. >> i heard a scream and i saw a man pushing a woman. it looked like he was grabbing her, and she was struggling. i live probably two minute
should also be doing everything within our power to make sure that the schooling environment that they're in, you know, gives them the skills that they need to be successful in life. so you know, i think that you know, to say that well, you've got lots of people pouring a lot of money into this, does that mean that they're ignoring other things? i don't think so, i don't think there is a person out there that i know that says that poverty doesn't matter. i think that people acknowledge that, and they know that there are lots of programs that should be in place and that are very important. but what happens in the classroom every day in the schools matters just as much. >> well, i personally think the social science leading me to the conclusion it matters less than what happens outside of the schools. and i think if you look at the comparative data we have from pisa, let's look at the places doing it right. that have a whole variety of educational systems, poland, finland, there are a lot of different practices. the thing that jumps out, they have a lot less poor kids, many, many fewer k
environment for our economy and creating more jobs for the american people. that's where the focus is, not more government programs. >> ifill: the white house says if congress does not extend the program, 3.6 million americans will run out of benefits over the next 12 months. fast food workers walked off the job and held rallies today in a number of cities, demanding better wages. organizers said they want $15 an hour. the current federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour and was last raised in 2009. president obama has called for raising the federal minimum wage, but prospects for passage in congress are uncertain at best. an arctic blast kept the northern plains in the deep freeze today, and spread east and south. parts of north dakota expected wind chills of 40 below zero. in denver, the bitter cold had crews de-icing airliners early this morning. snow arrived before dawn in wichita, while oklahoma and arkansas faced a possible ice storm this evening. britain and northern europe are facing what could be their most powerful storm in years. at least three people died today, as hurricane
and teachers. you take sam stein who grew up in a terrific home environment, both parents -- >> spoiled rotten kid. rich boy. >> you take a job teaching in an inner-city school your eyes are opened to an entirely different environment you've never been exposed to. >> there's great programs like the new york city teacher fellowship which i applied forks teach for america. they do these things. we don't put enough resources human resources into our schools and every study shows if a kid has a quality education he's more likely to succeed socially and economically. we need to invest our time, capital and resources into bettering our education system and getting kids a chance, essentially, at a decent economic life. >> especially the demands for an education are only going to grow. indications are you work on a production line in a factory you need a college degree. everybody will have to have that level of minimum education. it's not something that's optional. >> vocational training over the next decade absolutely critical. coming up on "morning joe" we'll talk to chris matthews ahead of his inte
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, that is part of rape culture, creating an environment where women feel like they cannot go forward. that was part of the environment around this case. >> is that fair to put that on -- let me ask you that. listen, there are jerks on social media every day. you know and i know some of the things that people say. is that fair to put that on tallahassee and on that community, or is it just that in a country with 300 million people, you can bet 30 million are complete -- i don't even of the to say what the word is for them. >> i'll grant you there you're going to have a crazed minority wherever you go. it's not a feature of tallahassee, but it is a feature of small-town college football life. you saw similar things with the notre dame scandal last year. you saw it in state college. you see a small group of people who are willing to defend anything if it defends king football. i think that's a culture we need to move away from. >> michael, let me bring you in again. this warrant was released just before the prosecutor said that there would be no charges here. in the allegation, the youn
, or the environment or national defense, or... whatever. we have to go through those choices. we can't have everything we want. that's an issue that will be an issue for employees and employers. how much of your take-home pay-- what could be your take-home pay-- do you want going into medical premiums? and if you really want to put a cap on it, recognize that that will mean some things-- which are of benefit, but more marginal benefit than other things-- won't be available. the question is can we make such decisions and stick to them? alex capron: i think we could get to the point where we face those decisions and make the kinds of decisions which seem justified enough that they can stand up to those difficult cases. they won't collapse the first time a child with an appealing face doesn't get some treatment that would be lovely if he could get, because it's ranked low enough in our value system, given what benefit the child would get, that it's not going to be made available, and not have that front-page story tear at our heart strings and say, sure, give the child the treatment, because once we do t
things to buy? >> that is the perception i think. we are in a more normal private equity environment right now. i don't think it is slow, i wish it was busier. i think for it to get busier, we will need to see a large m&a cycle happen. we are seeing a lot less of that. we are buying more assets that each other own and selling stuff to each other. i would like to see more corporate m&a so we can see primary buyout activity. >> is it tough for you to buy businesses? if i was a company, i would not feel great about selling. >> i'm not sure. we are not clairvoyant. we are not smaller than anyone else. you are successful, though. >> we have been doing it for the last few years that we have been businesses that are not getting the attention they need and we intervene to find value than the previous owner cannot do. >> why aren't things like they were back in 2006, 2007? market conditions are awfully similar. open debtvery wide market, permissive terms for loans. it should add up to more than it is. >> there was a moment in time or the debt markets were exploding in terms of volume. importa
. but this happened post enron just after enron imploded. neil: weird timing on that. >> a hostile environment. prosecutors were looking for the next enron. and the next high profile executive that could be prosecuted and held up as the scapegoat. i am afraid that is what happened in this case. it was a bad time for corporate executives, kozloswki was among highest paid at the time. it made him an easy target. neil: i am really esighted about this -- excited about this book, i hope you can come down when it comes out thank you it will be a page turner. >> thank you uneil. neil: all right to a former corporate titan who served hid time even after prosecutor failed to nab him. when fed got a hold of former health south ceo for a second trial they did t, they used his life style to make his point, he must be doing something wrong becausely had a lot of plenty to supposedly get his way. charging he must have fought his way to a state board for alabama. no one saw any suitcases of money going back and forth. mr. scrushy is joining us now after serving 6 years in prison. richard do you look at this
to provide a warm sunny environment inside. >> this is the most economical way for us to protect our trees. >> reporter: another citrus grower in san jose with trees too big to cover will just have to sweat out tonight's freeze warning which takes effect at 9 p.m. and runs through 9 a.m. thursday. >> we get it on there, let it dry but then you also need to cover your plants. >> reporter: but it's not just the big growers who are worried. gardeners throughout the bay area are coming to the local nurseries for frost protection products. wendy snatched up the last of the plant covers in this store in morgan hill. by noon today they were sold out. >> i just planted everything. and so this is actually my first round of gardening so i was told to go out and protect it. >> reporter: the garden center moved sensitive expensive tropical plants to shelter. >> part of nursery, you know, and part of gardening. you just have to be careful and protect your plants. >> reporter: one of the biggest concerns that growers have is how long will this frost last? one or two nights won't be so much of a problem
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